Category Archives: Bridgemen Education

The Suffragette

February 6th – one hundred years on from the 1918 Representation of the People Act, which granted some women the right to vote.'The Suffragette', 1912 (colour litho)

‘The Suffragette’, 1912 (colour litho), English School, (20th century) / Museum of London, UK / Bridgeman Images. A poster promoting the newspaper of the Women’s Social and Political Union; Joan of Arc was seen as the patron saint of the suffragettes.

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International Women’s Day

A search for ‘International Women’s Day” in Bridgeman Education resulted in this evocative image from 1948.

International Women'S Day : Demonstration of Women in Paris March 7, 1948 (b/w photo)

International Women’s Day: Demonstration of Women in Paris March 7, 1948 (b/w photo) / Photo © AGIP / Bridgeman Images

 

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Georgia O’Keeffe

If your interest in Georgia O’Keeffe as been piqued by the current exhibition at Tate Modern (running until 30 October), do check the shelves in Llandaff Library . . . . we have wonderful books about her life and work. Most reside on the shelves at 759.13 OKE, though if you explore the catalogue MetSearch you will find more shelf locations – in addition there are links to online resources such as journal articles.

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INC2968208: Georgia O’Keeffe, 1918 (palladium print), Stieglitz, Alfred (1864-1946) The Art Institute of Chicago, IL, USA   Bridgeman Images

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71ITMqDv3vSIllumination: The Paintings of Georgia O’Keeffe, Agnes Pelton, Agnes Martin and Florence Miller Pierce

51PbPOxWKwLGeorgia O’Keeffe and New Mexico: A Sense of Place

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Georgia O’Keeffe by Barbara Buhler Lynes

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Everybody to the Election!

A search for election posters on Bridgeman Education resulted in this striking range of Soviet publicity, encouraging citizens to use their vote!

Everybody Participate in the Elections!, 1948 (colour litho) All to the Elections to the Supreme Soviet of the USSR! Sunday March 14, 1954 (colour litho)  Elections to the Supreme Soviet of the USSR, 18 of March, 1962 (gouache on paper)

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World Book Day

Use your school library, 1939 (colour litho)

‘Use your school library’, 1939 (colour lithograph) American School

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